Today is the first day of half term, so My Three and Me decided to kick start the holidays with a movie day. We were recently sent a Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanut Movie DVD and couldn't wait to watch it.
When I was a little girl I loved watching Charlie Brown and Snoopy with my brother and sister - we were always entertained by their antics. When I heard that Charlie Brown was making a comeback in his first feature film I was worried that the Charlie Brown that I knew and loved as a little girl would be lost in modern day life but I needn't have worried as Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang as just as they were all those years ago and I love the film for that exact reason - why change something when it isn't broken right? There have been many cartoons from my childhood that have recently had a modern makeover and have been ruined as a result. Although I liked Charlie Brown I have to say that Linus was and still is my favourite character. I'm not sure why but it was maybe to do with the fact that as a child I sucked my thumb and although I didn't have a security blanket I did have a favourite cushion cover.
The movie features Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts Gang - whilst unlucky in love (and life) Charlie Brown is trying hard (but failing in everything he does) to impress the new red-haired girl in his class, his dog Snoopy is imagining an adventure of his own trying to rescue the love of his life, Fifi, whilst trying to outwit his nemesis The Red Baron.
My Three loved the film and so did I, there's no crude innuendos or violence to worry about and there are plenty of times where you really want Charlie Brown to come out on top. I love that the story has a moral - one to never give up no matter how hard things may seem and that you should always try your best as you never know when the stars will shine in your favour.
The boys were engrossed in the film
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